History Characters / Clue

22nd Jun '16 2:33:19 PM NotoriouslySarcastic
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* DragonLady: In the earlier editions, when she's depicted as Asian.
22nd Jun '16 2:12:02 PM NotoriouslySarcastic
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* EdibleThemeNaming: In the VCR game her name is Melba Peach, an inversion of the dessert, Peach Melba.
22nd Apr '16 11:07:49 PM TitoMosquito
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* BlackWidow: Has had five husbands, and all of them either died or disappeared under mysterious circumstances.

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* BlackWidow: Has had five husbands, and all of them either died or disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Mr. Boddy blackmails her on suspicion of murdering them. She denies it, but didn't want it to be known to the public.



* TheMistress: [[spoiler:Used to have an affair with Mrs. White's husband. In the first two endings, Mrs. White doesn't seem to mind her very much. In the third ending, however, she hates Yvette so much that [[MemeticMutation it flames on the side of her face]], and therefore Mrs. White murders her.]]

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* TheMistress: [[spoiler:Used to have an affair with (one of) Mrs. White's husband. In the first two endings, Mrs. White doesn't seem to mind her very much. In the third ending, however, she hates Yvette so much that [[MemeticMutation it flames on the side of her face]], and therefore Mrs. White murders her.]]
10th Dec '15 5:31:21 PM JM1982
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* BlackAndGreyMorality: Many versions of the characters' backstories imply they're all involved in some sort of dirty dealings, even Mr. Boddy/Dr. Black.



* BadBadActing: Her backstory in one of the more recent versions of the game states that she tried to become an actress, but she had a lot more looks than talent.
* HighHopesZeroTalent: In her backstory in one of the more recent versions of the game, she tried to make it as an actress, but she just didn't have the talent for it.



* EvenEvilHasStandards: If she's the murderer in the Super Nintendo/Genesis version of the game, it's implied that she did it because, even though she's a pretty shady character herself, she's thoroughly disgusted with Mr. Boddy's dirty dealings.



* RichInDollarsPoorInSense: Her backstory in one of the more recent versions of the game says that she inherited a substantial amount of money from her late husbands, but her extravagant spending means she's almost broke.



* ForScience: In the VCR version, he ran out of white rats to test his experimental poison on...[[spoiler:so he tested the poison on his wife. It worked.]]




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* PlagiarismInFiction: In some versions of the game, his backstory heavily implies he's done this.
5th Sep '15 6:02:02 AM Morgenthaler
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* LadyInRed



* LadyInRed: Surprisingly averted. She's dressed in green.
20th Aug '15 6:07:07 AM TrustBen
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* FourEyesZeroSoul: If he turns out to be the murderer.



* SpectacledSadist: If he turns out to be the murderer.

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* SpectacledSadist: If he turns out to be the murderer.


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* HaveIMentionedIAmHeterosexualToday: [[spoiler: His last line in the third ending can come off as this.]]
5th Aug '15 2:56:29 PM TitoMosquito
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* GuiltyByAssociation: [[spoiler: He and his wife were forced to serve Mr. Boddy like slaves when she refused to rat out on her socialist friends.]]

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* GuiltyByAssociation: GuiltByAssociation: [[spoiler: He and his wife were forced to serve Mr. Boddy like slaves when she refused to rat out on her socialist friends.]]



** [[spoiler: In the third ending, she indeed murdered one of them when he had an affair with Yvette.]]

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** [[spoiler: In the third ending, she indeed murdered one of them when because he had an affair with Yvette.]]


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* MoralMyopia: He may have sold stolen radio components to the black market, but he's no murderer.
-->'''Mrs. Peacock:''' [[AvertedTrope Well, a lot of our airmen died, because their radios didn't work!]]


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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: He knew about Wadsworth's plan to expose him, so he brought along weapons in an attempt to have Wadsworth killed. But didn't go as he expected (see Hoist by His Own Petard).
23rd Jul '15 7:34:51 PM TitoMosquito
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* GuiltyByAssociation: [[spoiler: He and his wife were forced to serve Mr. Boddy like slaves when she refused to rat out on her socialist friends.]]



* TokenGoodTeammate

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* TokenGoodTeammate
TokenGoodTeammate: He's the only one who hasn't done any crime he's being blackmailed on, but still wants his homosexuality to remain a secret. In the third ending, [[spoiler: not only was he the only one who didn't murder anyone, but he's revealed to be an FBI agent assigned to stop Mr. Boddy.]]


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** [[spoiler: In the third ending, she indeed murdered one of them when he had an affair with Yvette.]]
22nd Jul '15 7:57:45 PM TitoMosquito
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* TokenGoodTeammate
26th Jun '15 8:17:12 PM beack7
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** He shows signs of this in the stories as well. One in particular has him invent a poison [[spoiler: (or so he claims; it was actually a sleeping potion, and he forgot)]] that evaporates as soon as it's drunk, leaving no traces behind (this backfires spectacularly, as he has to sip it himself to remember what it is). Another story has him put a truth serum in the breakfast orange juice for pretty much no reason.

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** He shows signs of this in the stories as well. One in particular has him invent a poison [[spoiler: (or so he claims; it was actually a sleeping potion, and he forgot)]] that evaporates as soon as it's drunk, leaving no traces behind (this backfires spectacularly, as he has to sip it himself to remember what it is). Another story has him put a truth serum in the breakfast orange juice for pretty much no reason.
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